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  • YSI, ITT merger is complete

    ITT Corporation completed its acquisition of YSI Incorporated last week for a sum of $310 million, according to ITT spokesperson Laura Brockway.

  • ‘Whoo Cooks For You’ for the birds

    Some of the region’s top chefs will prepare a six-course meal with local foods for this weekend’s Whoo Cooks for You? fundraiser dinner for the Glen Helen Raptor Center. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    You might call it avian welfare, Social Security for the birds, funding the feathered, even banking for the beaked. Like many people, the disabled birds at the Glen Helen Raptor Center are out of a job and need support.

  • Fêting the unique, handmade

    Do-it-yourself is the latest thing among the young and hip and two local trendsetters are throwing a new festival in its honor, at the first Cyclops Fest on Saturday, Sept. 17.

  • Village Council — Reorganization moves ahead

    At their Sept. 6 meeting, all members of Village Council expressed support for a proposed Village staff reorganization that would eliminate two current positions, in an effort to reduce the work load on the Village manager by hiring an assistant manager.

  • Valena Randolph

    Valena Randolph died Thursday, Sept. 1, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 61.

  • Dan Hotaling memorial

    Friends of Dan Hotaling are invited to attend a memorial service and celebration of his life on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2–4 p.m. in the Glen Helen Building.

  • Cliff Robertson

    Cliff Robertson, actor and Antioch College alumnus, died Saturday, Sept. 10 in Long Island. He was 88.

  • Sept. 15, 2011 Bulldog sports round-up

    Sept. 15, 2011 Bulldog sports round-up

  • No return for clinic; possible fire station site

    the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine no longer plans to rebuild the school’s health clinic that was located in Yellow Springs; however, the Miami Township Fire-Rescue department hopes to provide a new community use for the site.

  • Honoring AME’s rich local history

    The Central Chapel AME Church is celebrating its 145th anniversary next weekend, Sept. 17–19, with a Friday evening banquet, Saturday afternoon picnic and two worship services on Sunday. Members of the organizing committee, from left, Carolyn Walker-Kimbro, Nan Harshaw and Denise Lennon, met last week at the chapel on High Street to finalize the festivities. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In 1886, as the area’s educational opportunities continued to attract African Americans 23 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, 13 families from Yellow Springs and Miami Township formed a local chapter of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.

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